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Photo contest: Enter to win gift cards and a chance to be featured on ODFW products

June 3, 2015

Greg Yamada

The winning photo in the 2014 fishing category, Greg Yamada’s self-portrait, was featured on the 2015 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations. Click image to enlarge.

Terry Zolotoff
Terry Zolotoff submitted this photo in 2013 and ended up on the cover of the 2014-2015 Oregon Game Bird Regulations. Click image to enlarge.

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to showcase your fishing, hunting, crabbing, clamming and wildlife viewing photos on its website, in promotional materials and on social media sites.

“It’s a great chance for people to share their best shots,” said Rick Hargrave, Information and Education Administrator. “Last year’s photo contest winner in the fishing category was featured on the 2014 Sport Fishing Regulations, and we have highlighted the photos of dozens of contest entrants in other places.”


  • The contest opens June 3 and closes June 24, 2015.
  • There are five categories: fishing, hunting, crabbing, clamming and wildlife viewing.
  • All photos must have been taken by you personally in Oregon.
  • By submitting a photo, you agree that it can be used by ODFW on its website and in other promotional products.
  • Wildlife viewing photos must be of native species in a natural environment.
  • If there are people in the photo, get permission from them before you submit photo.
  • Only HIGH RESOLUTION photos, at least 1 megabyte, will be accepted.
  • ODFW employees are not eligible to participate in the contest.


Enter your photos via the ODFW website in the About Us section, in Photo/Video gallery,


One winner will be chosen in each of five categories by a panel of ODFW judges: fishing, hunting, crabbing, clamming and wildlife viewing. Each winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to Cabela’s. See past winners online,




Meg Kenagy, Social Media Coordinator,

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